Jordan was born in Appalachian Virginia. Recently his work has appeared in Literary Orphans, Spittoon Monthly, decomP Magazine, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, and Scoundrel Time, for which he received the 2019 Editors’ Prize. He also co-wrote Incognito, winner of the jury award for narrative shorts at more than 30 film festivals worldwide. A graduate of the University of Virginia with an MFA from City University of Hong Kong, Jordan recently relocated to the Americas after living in Asia for 15 years, and today might be found in Boston, Virginia, Buenos Aires, or some plane route in between.
To reach him, please send a note to jd at jordandotson dot com.
New & Recent Work
“Returning to My Home in the Country No. 4” a Translation of Tao Yuanming – Kyoto Journal, forthcoming Summer 2022
“Club 7-Eleven” – Looking Back at Hong Kong: an Anthology of Writing and Art, Cart Noodles Press, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Fall 2021
“Blue Snow“- Literary Orphans, July 2020, 3 minutes
“The Unicorn King” – Spittoon Monthly, June 2020, 10 minutes
“Flower Pot” – decomP Magazine, November 2019, 2 minutes
“Chiaroscuro” – Scoundrel Time, September 2019, 8 minutes
“Chinese Poetry” – Eunoia Review, July 2019, 1 hour
“A Conversation with Death on the Subject of Love” – Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, January 2019, 12 minutes
“The Protester” – Drunken Boat, April 2015, 3 minutes